Useful Local Information

 

SKYEWAYS Rural Local Services

Lochcarron - Inverness Glenelg - Shiel Bridge Strathcarron - Lochcarron

Taxi Hire - Minibus Hire - Coach Hire Further information: Tel: 01599 555 477

Website: www.skyeways.co.uk

 

 

OTHER LOCAL ESSENTIAL SERVICES

Police

Lochcarron Police Station Tel: 01520 722222

 

Doctors

NHS 24

08454 24 24 24

Dr Caroline Brown and Dr Helen Stewart

Torridon Medical Centre, Fassaig, Torridon. Tel: 01445 791223

 

Dr David Murray and Dr Iain Strath

Ferguson Medical Centre, Lochcarron. Tel: 01520 722215

 

Dr Janice Cargill and Dr Victor Barber (Associate)

Applecross Surgery, Applecross. Tel: 01520 744252

 

Pharmacy

Kyle Pharmacy, Station Road, Kyle of Lochalsh. Tel: 01599 534206. Open: 0900 -17.30 Monday - Saturday

 

Dentists

J Overmeer Tel: 01599 534552 (number also for out of hours emergencies)

L Parsons Tel: 01599 534726 or 01520 722259 (use first number for out of hours emergencies)

 

Vet

Fraser & Fraser, of Dingwall. Tel: 01349 863117

Surgery held in The Alastair Murray Clubroom

 

(next to Lochcarron Village Hall) every month on 2nd and last Monday 14.00 - 15.00

For emergencies the Dingwall Surgery is open 09.00 - 18.30 (and Saturday mornings). Tel: 01349 863117

 

Garages/Petrol Stations

 

Achnasheen Filling Station

Open: Monday - Saturday 0800 - 1800. Sunday 0900 - 1700.

 

Lochcarron Food Centre

Open: Monday - Friday 0800 - 1800. Saturday: 0830 - 18.00. Sunday: 1000 - 1600. (Extended hours during season - not Sunday.)

 

Lochcarron Garage and Petrol Station

Open: Monday - Friday 0700 - 2000. Saturday 0700 - 1800. Closed Sunday.

 

Kinlochewe Service Station

Open: Monday - Saturday 0830 - 19.30. Sunday 0930 - 17.30.

 

Applecross Filling Station

Open: 24/7 - fully automated, accepting credit and debit cards.
This filling station is community owned, run entirely by volunteers and depends on the support of visitors to ensure its viability!

 

Post Offices

Lochcarron Post Office at Lochcarron Food Centre

Tel: 01520 722209

Open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 0900 -1300. 1400-1730. Wednesday 0900 -1300. Saturday 0900 - 12.30.

 

Applecross Post Office

Tel: 01520 744251

Open: Monday - Friday 0900 -1200. Saturday 1000 - 12.30.

 

Strathcarron Post Office

Tel: 01520 722218

Open: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 0900 -1230. 1330 - 1730. Thursday 0900 -1300. Saturday 0900 -1230.

 

PUBLIC TELEPHONES

Shieldaig: Main Street. 50m from hotel.

Kenmore Village: North Applecross coast road.

Kishorn Village: Next to shop.

Lochcarron: Next to village hall.

Applecross: Opposite post office.

Signals for mobile phones are improving. There are some areas where reception is still poor.

 

MOBILE TELEPHONES

Work in the area. Vodofone tend to have the best coverage. Best tip, If there is no signal... move 20 metres (preferably up!)

 

Internet

The Ben Damph Lodge has internet acces for e mails. Broadband was intoduced to the area late 2005

The Torridon and Shieldaig Hotels both have fast wireless Internet access.

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